The Wait

PhotographerCsaba Tokolyi
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryBudapest, Hungary
Photo Date10/26/2016
Technical InfoNikon D4/Nikon 300/2.8 af-s vr
Entry Description

Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sitting in a great chunk of kelp deep in the tidal range of Hudson Bay, which by this time of year should be developing sea ice. These bears prey mainly on seals who are only to be found amongst the breathing holes out on the ice, so they have to wait. Unfortunately, this wait is getting longer year after year...their odds are not good.

About Photographer

I picked up photography as a hobby during school years, and remained a casual snapper for years. Then I started diving, and my life changed in many ways. My passion for nature photography started underwater. And after a few years, I started to follow the Darwinian path of evolution and ventured out of the water into the realm of land based nature photography...